Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 69 127
Rank change year-on-year -41 +58 -40
Permanent jobs citing LAN 44 68 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.62% 2.91% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 22.90% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 17
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £34,169 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.28% +2.00% +3.08%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,650 £30,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £40,632 £47,600
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +23.29% +8.96% -1.47%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 341 297 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.55% 12.71% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 224 178 195
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,205 £24,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,200
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 40 (90.91%) WAN
2 31 (70.45%) Cisco
3 19 (43.18%) VMware
4 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
6 16 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (36.36%) ITIL
6 16 (36.36%) Finance
7 15 (34.09%) Windows
8 12 (27.27%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) Project Management
9 11 (25.00%) Citrix
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) Network Security
9 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 11 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
10 10 (22.73%) SCCM
10 10 (22.73%) DHCP
11 9 (20.45%) CCIE
11 9 (20.45%) CCNP
11 9 (20.45%) Firewall
12 8 (18.18%) Linux
13 7 (15.91%) VoIP
13 7 (15.91%) Wireless
13 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
13 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.91%) TOGAF

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (90.91%) WAN
2 12 (27.27%) DNS
3 11 (25.00%) Network Security
4 10 (22.73%) DHCP
5 9 (20.45%) Firewall
6 7 (15.91%) VoIP
6 7 (15.91%) Wireless
7 6 (13.64%) MPLS
8 5 (11.36%) BGP
8 5 (11.36%) OSPF
8 5 (11.36%) VPN
9 4 (9.09%) WLAN
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
11 2 (4.55%) SAN
11 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
11 2 (4.55%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
1 9 (20.45%) Architect
1 9 (20.45%) Network Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.55%) IVR
5 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Project Management
3 11 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Scrum
4 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.64%) IT Strategy
5 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
6 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
7 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.82%) Network Design
8 3 (6.82%) Network Management
8 3 (6.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.45%) CCIE
2 9 (20.45%) CCNP
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
5 2 (4.55%) MCP
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PMO
1 2 (4.55%) QA
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
1 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) vSphere
3 6 (13.64%) XenApp
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (11.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.55%) Firmware
5 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.64%) Ansible
3 6 (13.64%) Puppet
3 6 (13.64%) WSUS
4 4 (9.09%) SCOM
4 4 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.55%) Iperf
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Cisco
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.64%) Varonis
6 5 (11.36%) F5
7 4 (9.09%) CA
7 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.82%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.55%) CyberArk
9 2 (4.55%) HP
9 2 (4.55%) Juniper
9 2 (4.55%) Mitel
9 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.27%) Charles River
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) EMC
10 1 (2.27%) Polycom